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Administration & Configuration

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SCC request for Blank Passwords in Functional Authorities/User Proxies

We are using ACF2 for our z/OS security package. As such we have batch accounts specifically for connect direct that are set with no passwords and can only be accessed via other secure JCL procedures. As such we can't manage them via the SCC Confi...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Windows Connect:Direct proxy password secure

Wells Fargo is requesting an enhancement to Windows Connect:Direct. Currently when a new user proxy is configured a password has to be entered by the person creating the user proxy. This password, in most cases, is owned by a team other than the N...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Automated pausing of node monitoring.

Automated pausing feature needs to be developed to automatically pause/suspend monitoring of mutiple Connect:Direct node groups during datacetner swithover/failover. WIthin automated process individual nodes or node groups must be configurable. Th...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Contol Center needs to have a contingency synchronization function

Control Center needs to have a configuration synchronization feature that keeps all of the non-server specific configuration items in sync with a contingency instance of SCC that is not running but shares a synchronized database. Manually copying ...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Configuration management should have an approval process for changes

There should be an approval process built into SCC for making changes with the Configure Servers functions. Adding an optional hook to make a call to a change management system for validation would be even better. The change process should include...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

Dynamic content and recipient for SCC email based Actions

A B2Bi process has an onFault which sets some email content in process data , and a second assign sets the email recipient . SCC should be able to use these bits of data to dynamically create the alert email.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Security Admin Role

Create a Security Admin Role that can add/delete id's in all roles and not have access to any other administration permissions such as being able to administer the application, add nodes, etc. This role is for the Security group to manage the priv...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.0.0.1 and 6.1: Need support for MS SQL Server (ALWAYSON)

Please test and verify if Control Center 6.0.0.1 and 6.1 can support a MS SQL Server ALWAYSON environment. If not, please add an enhancement for this. Thanks.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.1 Move server.xml file settings to database

Currently in version 6.1 a timeout value can be added to the server.xml file which is located in the installation directory under web\wlp\usr\servers\defaultServer. The IBM documentation says to add a parameter invalidationTimeout= and put the val...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.1 - Eliminate "This user is already logged into IBM Control Center web console" Message

Currently if a user is already logged onto the Web console and logs in again, they receive the message "This user is already logged into IBM Control Center web console". We would like to have a way of either turning this message off or customize t...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration